Lewis Cedar

10 June 1856–25 March 1926 (Age 69)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Cedar was born on 10 June 1856, his father, Peter or Per Larsson Ceder, was 27 and his mother, Stenia B. Hendricksdotter, was 20. He married Mary Ericson on 9 November 1882, in Columbus Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Monroe, Platte, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 March 1926, at the age of 69, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Genoa, Nance, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Cedar
Mary Ericson
Marriage: 9 November 1882
Frank David Ceder
Selma Ethel Ceder
Minnie Ceder

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1882Columbus Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1858: Monroe, Nebraska Territory, United States 1860: Platte, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Platte, Nebraska, United States
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized form of Swedish and Jewish Ceder .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (14)

    • Lewis Ceder in household of Peter Ceder, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lewis Cedar, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lewis Cedar, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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